SM-65 Atlas Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile System      1956-1965

Atlas Missile 3B

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   57-1776

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   3B

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   N/A

Missile Acceptance Date:   3/31/1958

Missile Delivery Date:   4/4/1958

ICBM Squadron Number:   N/A

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   N/A

Missile Destination:    Atlantic Missile Range

Missile Mission:   Research and Development

Missile Launch Date:   7/19/1958

Missile Launch Payload:   ICBM Testing

Missile Launch Location:   Stand 11

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Maiden flight of the Atlas B missile. Yaw gyro failure resulted in loss of control. Missile self-destructed at T+43 seconds.



Atlas 3B Photo 1